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Ray Bradbury On Finding His Voice

“It was as if a light came on in a green room.

The ocean burned. A white phosphorescence stirred like a breath of steam through the autumn morning sea, rising.

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10 Famous Book Titles Taken from Surprising Works of Literature

Classic book titles that allude to other literary works

Everyone knows that Aldous Huxley ‘borrowed’ the title of his best-known novel Brave New World from… 355 more words


Diana Gabaldon talks Outlander

I have had the pleasure of listening to Diana Gabaldon, author of the Outlander series, speak twice in the last two weeks.

At Phoenix ComiCon last weekend, she talked about her books and how she became a writer. 706 more words


12 Interesting Facts about French Literature

The best facts about French literature

French literature has often been one step ahead of the literary curve, to risk mixing our progressive metaphors. Before T. 313 more words


Cormac McCarthy Quote

Simply a quote from one of my favorite authors.

“What deity in the realms of dementia, what rabid god decocted out of the smoking lobes of hydrophobia could have devised a keeping place for souls so poor as is this flesh. 7 more words


Yes, More Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood is going to have a big year.

I feel confident that I am not alone in thinking this. While her 1985 novel The Handmaid’s Tale is experiencing a revival thanks to our political climate and a Hulu television series, Atwood is also busy with lots of other projects. 713 more words